Name: Peng Changhai
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Professional Title: professor and doctoral advisor for the School of Architecture, Southeast University
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Research direction: Digital twin cities and buildings, Digital-driven urban climate planning and design, architectural microclimate, green buildings, zero carbon and zero energy consumption buildings, solar buildings, Traditional settlement and residential performance improvement, Urban light pollution, heat island effect and canyon wind assessment and improvement, etc.

Dr. Peng graduated from the School of Architecture of Southeast University (2000-2003) with a doctorate degree, and was a visiting scholar of University of Colorado (2015-2016) and postdoctoral student of Ibaraki University, Japan (2007-2008). He has in-depth scientific research cooperation with professors from the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Harvard University, MIT, University of California, Berkeley, University of Florida, et al.

He has taken charge of and participated in more than 20 scientific research projects, including 2 general projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 10 National Science and Technology Support Plans, 1 key project of Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, 2 research and development projects of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, 1 Sino-Japan cooperation project, 5 scientific research projects of Jiangsu Construction Department and many horizontal cooperation projects. Nearly 60 papers have been published in international and domestic important academic journals and international conference proceedings, 40 of which have been quoted by SCI (he is the first author of 32 papers). Selected in Elsevier's 2020 and 2021 China Highly Cited Scholars List (Only 7 people from the national architecture discipline were selected in 2020, and only 10 people were selected in 2021). 29 patents have been applied for, including 19 invention patents, 8 authorized invention patents and 10 authorized utility model patents. 4 software copyrights have been approved. He participated in preparing 6 standards, including 3 national standards and 3 industry standards of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. His “research and application project of key technologies for comprehensive performance improvement of heritage buildings” won the first prize of 2013 science and technology progress award of the Ministry of Education (ranking No. 8). He is the winners of “Energy balance” and “solar hot water” in the “Solar Decathlon China2013” sponsored by the China’s National Energy Administration and the Department of Energy of USA. Due to outstanding achievements in research work, he was employed as the communication review expert of Natural Science Foundation projects and science and technology plan projects of the country and Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Shandong, Jiangxi, Henan and Hebei; the web review expert of the degree and graduate education development center of the Ministry of Education; the overseas communication review expert of the Building Technology Office of the Department of Energy of USA and the special review experts of international SCI magazines such as Applied Energy, Energy and Buildings, Energy, Solar Energy, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, journal of cleaner production, journal of green building. He was once awarded the best reviewer of Energy and Buildings for 2012.

Every year, he plans to guide 2-3 master students and 1-2 doctoral students. Students with backgrounds in Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Energy and Environment are welcome. New doctors are welcome to do postdoctoral research.